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right now in san francisco would go a long way to say that we kind of got this thing figured out, but we can always get better. before i leave and pass it over to the panel and back over to audrey, maybe for about five minutes i can take any questions. i never want to leave without hearing it from me. ok, jocelyn, they are all happy. thank you. [applause] >> our board of supervisors is very important to us. they make laws that we have to follow. it gives me great pleasure to introduce the president of the board of supervisors, david chiu. [applause] >> good afternoon. first, if any of you have ever wondered what an ls -- and elected officials sounds like with anesthesia and his mouth, i want to let you know that i got out of a dental chair 20 minutes ago after a few hours of dentists work. but i wanted to give a few remarks of how i think we are doing. i'm very much more are optimistic about how we're doing than four years ago. i read an article from the chronicle and it said that the candidates disagreed on everything, except for the need to crack down on entertainment violence. i did n
>> [sound of gavel] good afternoon welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of the tuesday january 29, 2013 of the board of supervisors for the city and county of san francisco home of the superbowl heading san francisco 49ers. madame clerk please call the role. >>> supervisor avalos, avalos present. breed present. supervisor campus poes present. president chiu, chiu present. chu present, supervisor cohen, yes, i'm here. >> cohen present. supervisor farrell. farrell present. kim present. supervisor mar, mar present. supervisor wiener, wiener present. and supervisor yee.y present. mr. president all members are present. >> thank you could you please join us in the problem of allegiance. [pledge of allegiance] i pledge allegiance to the flag, of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. madame clerk are there any communications. >>> there are no communications mr. president. >> and could you read read our consent genta. items one-18 are consider
>> in january everything changes. all of san francisco's parking meters will now be enforced 7 days a week. feeding the meter 7 days a week reduces parking demand in commercial corridors and for most faster turn over of the parking spaces. the muni system has improved for sunday. learn more about 7 day meters at sfmta.com. >> happy holidays to everybody. great. good morning everybody. happy holidays. we are here today to announce the launch of a three-month state wide out woach check 'n go borrower who may be entitled to significant restitution and charge and fees they paid on their loans this program is among the terms of an agreement that my office that this offs nailed in 2000 search. that lawsuit charges check and do with a represent a bank scheme which skewed the annual interest rate of 36ers and in fact chex and go carry rates as high judge 400%. our cement requires check 'n go requires them to refunder 4.3 also million dollars but it only requires a recent effort to notify borrowers and it requires effort to locate borrowers and some may have moved and may ignore a
in the city and very involved in san francisco politics and his father was many year ago, very involved in the business community as well having served as the first african american heading the bankers association johnathan used to talk about how supervisor prance swow and doctor got let was a good pretend friend of family [spelling?] he was a football star of sacred heart hike. i didn't know he did that but he went onto college where he earned a degree in english literature and he was a play write, musician and inspired by the he revolution of 1960's and he became very involved in the civil rights activism and supporting different classes here in san francisco. he loved and grew medical cannabis and was a founding father of the patient movement and believing that everyone was-available to the medical cannabis regardless of ability to pay and he was. we are sorry about his passing, but are gravel that we got a chance to know johnathan and we will always remember him. the second item, is a resolution that i'm intrusioning declaring february fourth 2013-february 10th 2013, financial aid
? >> item number 1, resolution authorizing the san francisco department of public health to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $519,945 from centers for disease control and prevention to participate in a program entitled "active, enhanced surveillance for viral hepatitis in san francisco, california" for the period of november 1, 2012, through october 31, 2013. item number 2, resolution authorizing the san francisco department of public health to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $300,000 from centers for disease control and prevention to participate in a program entitled "hepatitis b early identification and linkage to care for foreign-born persons with hepatitis b in san francisco" for the period of september 30, 2012, through september 29, 2013. >> thank you. and we have dr. melissa sanchez here from the department of public health? >> yes, correct. >> thanks for joining us. >> thank you. yes, i'm the project director and the principal investigator for both projects. >> okay. >> i'll be happy to answer any questions you have. >> colleagues,
and he knows that this city of st. francis has been a city. when they talk about san francisco values, i take it in the most complimentary way. the values of st. francis and that is exactly what we are doing on this corner today, being channels of god's peace, giving love and light where it had not existed. but to thank each and every one of you for what you do. our mayor has been sort of the catalyst. he is where a lot of this comes together, public policy, private philanthropy and non-profit collaborations all works with the spark that makes it just ignite in a much bigger way. and he has been really a champion in that regard, not just as the mayor of this city, but long before that in his various capacities in leadership in our city. so we thank him for that leadership. because of each and every one of you sitting here, and most of all because of the vips today, the vips, the people who will live here. they are the very important people today. [ applause ] because of those very important people, this is a very important day in san francisco. and i'm very honored to be part of the pro
in san francisco will be held at the omega boys club on tennessee street. this is a billboard which will go up very shortly. we're going to do what we can to get some disbuns off the street. >> thank you. commissioner chan. >> good evening i am angela chan and at the manager attorney at the program and work on access and immigrant issues and worked on domestic violence issues and i am excited to be here tonight for this historic joint meeting. >> and i am sharing a seat with my colleague here. hello i am susie loftus and the chief operating center of wellness and a center in bay view designed to change outcomes to kids and looking at trauma violence. i was a produce cuter here in san francisco and i served as at the attorney general's office. we are raising three girls in the city. native san franciscan and i am happy we are brought together to shine a light on what we have done and what we need to do. >> good evening. i am julie turman and i have been on the police commission for a we're and a half and i'm a labor and employment attorney. i am excited to be here this eveni
screened to go through the program and i am thrilled to tell you san francisco is one of two counties in the state doing this program. we are gathering data from the beginning and we will have good information to share with you what is going on, so these are three major things that happened in the last year that i am most proud of the work that family violence council has done and all of the community agencies have come together. thank you very much. >> so i will touch on some of the trends and recommendations that we're seeing from the domestic violence perspective. domestic violence has been worked on much longer in san francisco at a policy level and you will see that reflected in the numbers, but again when you combine elder abuse and child abuse and domestic violence it's san francisco's most reported crime, family violence. so you will see that still the majority of the calls that are coming in -- thank you -- come in to the community. as many of you know, and as the president of the police commission said it's rarely the first time by the time the police are called or there
departments san francisco in 2012 has responded to the challenges a of realignment and intergrating non-violent programs it sport non-violent lives. and just as he must continue to be a healthier city. less than one year our adults will receive health care thanks to president obama and nancycy pelosi. we have a long-standing healthy program and the new international law will extend the program to 3 b thousand san franciscans. and just as we must keep getting health care and pension reform define we must address the challenge of the unfunded liability area. we're beginning to make progress but we must development a more responsible approach to providing health care to our retired city employees >> and know that together our partners in labor will address this the san francisco way to son sense once in a while. and finally, we must rebuilt our st. louis hospital in the mission. they're the priors of critical health deliver as well as major employers. members of the board have taken a strong leadership role working with my office to bring a proposal back to the community that delivers job
fund. we are a san francisco-based community capital non-profit organization and our role in this project was to provide a $10 million allocation of new markets tax credits. you heard leader pelosi speak about the importance of this program. every year the new markets program provides billions of dollars to projects similar to this one. and it's a very important part of the fabric of what moves communities toward in today's worldful. we're incredibly proud to have had the chance to support this program, to support st. anthony's in providing meals, services and hope to san franciscans. but it's especially heartwarming to us to be able to collaborate and to bring housing and services together and the collaboration between mercy housing and st. anthony's. we would like to thank banc of america, who was our capital partner in the new markets program and again, we're simply thrilled to be part of this. it speaks perfectly to the vision that many of us share for how to move families and communities forward. i have to say that i for one, if this is what the groundbreaking is like
. we work hard. i am a fourth-generation san francisco. i'm taking cantonese and mandarin classes to reach out. i hope that for members of the community this was an enlightening experience to learn more. i thank everyone for participating, and the organizational aspects by the respective staff. >> vice president marshall: i like when the commission joins meetings, some more than others. there is more of a nexus. we should do it again. much sooner than never. and that we stay on top of this. there are times when just because things happen, there is a focus on it. partly what is happening the city and elsewhere, it will stay on this, reconvene, we can really do something about not only domestic violence but the triage that we have been talking about. a bit strong support that and i know my fellow commissioners would also. >> is there anything further? we would like to adjourn in honor of -- >> i defer to commissioner -- >> if you allow me a personal moment to adjourn in memory of my mother-in-law. is rather appropriate because she was the mother of the san francisco pol
franciscan. and this san francisco of the 21 accounting century requires a violation and move our workers around the city reliablely and efficiently. and, yes i'm talking about our public transit system. i'm talking about all our transportation systems. and one day high-speed rail. i know it's frustrating to push your way onto a overcrowded bus. i know you were frustrated in the past to reach your jobs late. i'm proud to say there's changes on the way and the nation largest addition is once again focused on operations and inviting a maintenance system. this year new hybrid buses will hit the streets. 60 new trillion buses are on the way and 1 hundred and 50 the vehicles will be over hauled. we'll see more at the time of the accidents on our streets. last year the mta adopted a new budget for a state of new repair investments. and no fair increases. last year, we secured $940,000 to complete the system. and this year we'll be starting an underground project. we're wraping up a project to follow that longer than gary boulevard and people will be so happy to ride these bus or so. and as a jo
joins us from san francisco with the new lead in the kevin collins case. good morning, tara. >> reporter: the last person that kevin collins was seen talking to was a tall blond man with a black dog and a person matching that description was a person of interest in the case. used to live at this home here. he has since died. investigators revisiting the case realized that cadaver dogs were never used during the search of a home. san francisco police and fbi agents spent 12 hours out here. they did detect remains under the garage door. this is just blocks from where ten-year-old kevin collins was last seen waiting for a bus after school at masonic and oak back in 1984. >> we were able to pull up the concrete and discovered there were bones located underneath the concrete. medical examiners did respond on scene. they did a preliminary investigation of the bones and they believe it to be animal origin. not human origin. >> reporter: we want to emphasize the people that live in the duplex are not suspects. the man that was a person of interest was questioned after kevin vanished. he had an a
>> you're watching quick bite, the show that has san francisco. ♪ >> we're here at one of the many food centric districts of san francisco, the 18th street corridor which locals have affectionately dubbed the castro. a cross between castro and gastronomic. the bakery, pizza, and dolores park cafe, there is no end in sight for the mouth watering food options here. adding to the culinary delights is the family of business he which includes skylight creamery, skylight and the 18 raisin. >> skylight market has been here since 1940. it's been in the family since 1964. his father and uncle bought the market and ran it through sam taking it over in 1998. at that point sam revamped the market. he installed a kitchen in the center of the market and really made it a place where chefs look forward to come. he created community through food. so, we designed our community as having three parts we like to draw as a triangle where it's comprised of our producers that make the food, our staff, those who sell it, and our guests who come and buy and eat the food. and we really feel that
of the six stamps in the series san francisco has been chosen three times to be the official city. we must be doing something right in san francisco. i am honored to represent the postal service. today is an exciting service. we are proud to celebrate our special time with our friends and the asian community. appreciate the beauty of the stamps for them to use in the new year greetings to families and friends and we capture that beauty this year into celebrating the lunar year stamp. the stamp features the firecrackers that scare off evil spirits and renew hope for the future. the staff is available today at all post offices to help you prepare for the two-year mailings,, greeting cards , party invitations and gifts. we don't have stats available-for-sale at city hall but we do at this table here. we can put the date of issue postmark on them. we have cancellations at lincoln station and also add chinatown for the next 60 days. we are providing the cancellations of those two stations. on behalf of the united states postal service i will like to invite mayor lee and our g
-- introduced on monday to strengthen california's response to this. we are living in san francisco where things are not quite as bad. you can speak to anyone no matter where they are on the continuum of immigration reform about the chilling effect of domestic violence survivors and families, and why the federal initiative is dangerous. >> that is not what i was appear for; i wanted to talk about how honored i have been to be here for two years as part of the language workgroup; access to criminal justice, community day services, justice, safety. it is homicide prevention. as we know from many homicides that we work with families, we have done court watches over the years, and the tragedies that we have seen, language access makes a difference. the trust and logistics of those languages being available has been a real honor. i cannot thank chief -- and deputy chief -- and deputy chief beal, and the two language officers have been so helpful. language liaison henry hocht came out to a community domestic violence meeting. he came, handed out his phone number, everybody got to
and securing funding for transportation here in the city and county of san francisco. i also want to talk about the trend happening locally in terms of revenue measures such as the sales tax and vehicle registration fee that are administered by the authority. one of the things that is important as we move forward is to always look for the most cost-effective ways of doing the work. one of the things that i hope you continue to do is to focus on enhancing coordination among the various city agencies. we saw with a number of projects that were discussed at the authority that while there is communication between these agencies better communication is needed. and one of the things that i hope happens- especially with the major projects - that we continue to focus on how the county transportation authority interacts with the mta and other agencies involved in various projects that we are funding. i know that in the state of the city address, mayor lee indicated that public transportation % specifically the mta is going to be a top priority for him. i know he is putting together a working grou
, meeting of the san francisco county competition authority. i would like to thank jennifer lowe, jesse larson. the clerk is erica cheng. this call the roll. >> (roll call) we have quorum. >> thank you very much and we want to welcome our newly elected supervisors who by virtue of their election are now members of the san francisco county consultation authority commissioners london bree and norman yee. i look forward to working with you. please call item 2. >> this is an action item. >> before we act on this item i would like to open any public comment, any member of the public who would like to speak on item two come forward. seeing none public comment is closed. madam clerk if you can do a roll call. >> (roll call) the item passes. >> chairman: i'm wondering is legally a member of the commission is allowed to abstain; i assume there is no problem with that. proceed. >> the item passes. >> thank you very much. if you can please call item number 3. chair's report. >> chair: welcome to the new calendar year i have brief remarks given that it's only been a month since we had our m
a san francisco home that could possibly generate leads in a decades old missing person's case. >>> we are following develops news. a six-year-old boy is being held hostage after a deadly shooting on a school bus. >>> changes coming to the golden gate bridge. >>> thank you for joining us it's wednesday, january 30th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. steve paulson is off today. mark tamayo is in. >> we are off to a cool start. you want to bundle up for the next few hours. as my mama always said dress in layers because it will be nice this afternoon. we have temperatures starting out in the 30s and 40s. but then a little warmer into the afternoon hours as readings back up to near 60 degrees. a little bit warmer than yesterday. coming up we will take a look at the forecast highs in your neighborhood and a few more changes developing just in time for your weekend. >>> we begin with a new development in the missing case of a boy that disappeared nearly 30 years ago. they searched a home in the hate ashbury neighborhood. tara moriarty reports that the home is just steps away
of the city of san francisco have received credit for earning options for the affected students which includes offering evening school for the first time in four years and online courses. to make sure that the families are available of the options we sent automatic robeo dialer calls to contact families and as well as a letter that families should have received from me. we encourage all students and families to review the transcripts and discuss the progress with their counselor. many have met with the counselor at high school and created a plan at krawgz and we want to thank you for your efforts. i also want to advise our parents just because you received a letter doesn't mean that your child is goofing off and not doing what they need to do, so let's make sure we're supportive and students are on track. if you received the letter feel free to visit your counselor to ensure that the records we have on file are accurate. please keep in mind when you sent the letters we measured credits in core subjects as of october 2012 so many things could have happened since then so be sure to check.
news in san francisco where all eyes are on a house in the haight-ashbury tonight. investigators are working on the case of a san francisco boy who went missing nearly 30 years ago. in the last half hour a well placed police source has told us they do not believe bone fragments they found there are human. eric rasmussen is live outside the house. >> reporter: it is. they still have crime scene tape up around the area where they've been searching. to put this in perspective, we are just about a block away from the bus stop where kevin collins was last seen waiting for the bus all of those years ago. his mother says police have confirmed the activity out here involve his case. they still have crime scene tape around the house. investigators have been searching. this afternoon the county sheriffs office confirmed sfpd requested a cadaver dog. we saw some of the concrete. police nor the fbi are saying much of anything. on the phone today collins' mother ann said police did find something that is being sent to a state lab for testing. kevin collins disappeared on february 10, 1984 aft
violation of san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 16 subsection a2 for reporting and receiving a loan to his candidate committee in excess of $120,000. two, one violation of san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 16, subsection c, for repaying aloan amount in excess of $120,000. 3 one violation of california government code section 81 104, subdivision a has incorporated into local law by san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 106 for not accurately reporting either the correct amount loan or the date that the loan was deposited into the committee's bank ak. four, one violation of san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code for not providingdoms that were required to keep within ten business days after a request by ethics commission staff. five, 16 violations of california code section 1 4104 as incorporated into local law by san francisco campaign and governmental conduct code section 1.1 06 for faying to maintain detailed records that document the days on which his committee made 15 expenditures, the am
a little archaic, and i will give you an example. we now have live entertainment in san francisco, which allows amplified music until 10:00 p.m. if the conditions has no entertainment, and the entertainment, it also includes this limited live provision. we have determined in the city that this legislation is good -- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a lot of people today want to have food, drink, and be able to have some music. how can we get the limited live entertainment excluded from the know amplified or no live entertainment excluded on the transfers? >> that is going to mostly driven locally. most of the conditions you'll ever see on an abc license are because we rely, to a great extent, on the police department and local officials to determine what is best for their communities. i'm not trying to pin this on you guys or blame you guys, but we do try to work with you. we do not tend to want to overrule the police department very often. now that said, i get a fair number of petitions and appeals to me. typically, they are from the neighbors. i wa
that redevelopment had with many members of our community in san francisco, on to investment and infrastructure, investing in people, investing in their lives. as we rebuild physically here. you're also going to see a lot more parks, open space. you're going to see a community center here. you're going to see people that will see employment training as their way forward, not their way out. and people are going to want to live here. there are people that are going to want to buy the market rate housing that's going to be built here right next door and in and around the area. the affordable rental housing that will go up, integrated with the public housing, and you're going to see a reinvested management of all of the housing so that everybody sees their role being played out here. from the residents, to the managers, to the social service providers, to the businesses that will want to be here because they'll know they'll interact with residents very positively. these are, in my opinion, the best views the city can offer. >>> amen. (applause) >> and it begins with the most beautiful people that l
on facebook or twitter and we >> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the
is steps away from where kevin collins disappeared in 1984. >> reporter: san francisco police are expected to release the name and the photo of the man who used to live in this house on masonic. he is longer alive but was a person of interest in the kevin collins. he was questioned after kevin vanished. he had an allah lib by -- alabi. the medical examiner believes the remains that they did found here are that of an animal. the last person kevin collins was talking to was a tall blond man with a big dog -- big dog. the man described like that used to live here. the dogs were never used in the initial search. so that's they came back. >> i just hope there's closure for the family members. very sad story. >> reporter: neighbors we talk to say the school kevin attended st. agnes never recovered after the disappearance, closing a few years later. >> right after that, st. agnes started to pull some of their children out of the school. >> it's concerning. >> reporter: this morning, neighbors are really just amazed that this case has resurfaced. kevin's mother says she feels numb and doesn't know
-- a mother waiting for answers as today police swarm a san francisco home. digging for clues in the kevin collins. who went missing in 1984. here's a map to show a couple of key locations in this case. on the day kevin went missing, he left basketball practice at saint agnes high school in the haight. he was last seen at oak street and masonic. today -- bones were found in a home on masonic. near page street. kron-4's reggie kumar begins our live team coverage in san francisco. reggie, what's the latest? >> reporter: the bones were discovered on the masonic st. but they are from an animal, not a human. san francisco investigators say cadavar dogs indicated the presence of possible human remains under the concrete floor of this home near the 1100 block of masonic street. several people spent most of tuesday removing large chunks of concrete, and dirt in order to locate the remains. once they were found, the medical examiner determined they were animal bones. so they may not be linked to kevin collins, who disappeared in 1984.police say the resident who lives in the home is not a suspect, i
a legislative program before you. this program has been reviewed with the city and county of san francisco state legislative committee, including members of the board of supervisors, as well as earlier this month we reviewed the program, the draft program with the sfmta's citizens' advisory committee that was a good opportunity to go over in detail the recommendations brand new before you today. just to quickly walk you through some of the priorities here. starting with the coming year to deal with. our staff is preparing briefing materials so that they are familiar with the issues of the sfmta and our understanding of the broader realm of responsibilitis that this agency now has. the rest of the program here really focuses on the future in the coming year, discussions on plans for san francisco's implementation of the recently approved vlf legislation at the state level. i will make a note ever that for the portion of your conversation this afternoon on the state picture. we'll also anticipate a number of contracts going to the board in the coming year, as well as grants that need to be approve
left hand lane moving into san francisco. in san jose the debris is in southbound 280 with a truck losing the load causing flat tires and the truck is leading a fluid, and c.h.p. will do a traffic break to get that cloned -- cleaned up. the longer that is there the more delays you will see. bart and muni are on time and a train number one is ten minutes behind out of pleasanton. >> developing news in the senator of a home for the remains of kevin collins the ten-year-old boy who was kidnapped 29 years ago in san francisco. abc7 broke the story of the search on abc7 at 4:00 yesterday. bones were discovered borrowried beneath a basement floor of a home. it is likely they are from an an an -- from an animal but final testing has to be done. amy will have a live report with more in 30 minutes on that story. >> testing is underway for the golden gate bridge new electronic toll system. our news reporter cornell bernard joins us with what to expect drivers out there. cornell? >> eric, starting today there is in such thing as toll evadeers on the golden gate bridge, everyone from now on is
through 8pm and i have also taught poetry in san francisco but very little there is not enough money for it and the teachers cannot fit money into their curriculum and so i would like us to add poet 33 this grades seventh through eight in san francisco. thank you.. >> tom gilbert richmond apartments a reclarification. a long time ago the cup a is half full and half empty and my category is that the broken cup has been reglued and taped and i'm happy to be able to real here because people in my category are not able to reach for this microfop and use it and try to speak in then and is carry thoughts. those are all precious drops. i'm trying to -- when i come here and talk about how silence and quiet in our neighborhood, we don't need to have it robbed by buildings that make noise 24 hours a day and i'm happy to come here and speak for two minutes but i would be happier if it was three minutes. don't get me wrong on that and i'll whether as be happy when this passes and it's a proved and so what we are doing here is greatestness and freedom of speech and thank you for being here
require san francisco unified school district to address, implement and monitor all of the department of justice's concerns and mandateds outlined in the july 2012 letter. additionally the bcc will ask san francisco unified school district to review at the next meeting how the department of justice concerns and deliverables were addressed and action timeline for 2012 and we would love to receive any questions that you have. >> yes. vice mayor fewer. >> thank you president norton. thank you very much for this presentation. a couple of things i would like to address. i think first there has been some movement on this and thank you very much for bringing these items to our attention and actually fixing them with the translation. i can't believe that they're not translated. it seems like such a no brainer and disappointing to hear that but i am glad it's fixed with the remedy. also concerning some of our translation on our websites and the availability of having certain documents translated. thank you so much for bringing that to our attention also. i know we did get an award for ha
dreams is now deliciously real. >>> we are live in san francisco where investigators dig up a basement in a home looking for clues in the case of a missing boy. we will tell you why they focused on a home in the hate ashbury district. >>> alarming wake up call. what was found on the front door of a south bay home hours ago. >>> see those folks there? see what they are doing? they are taking tolls. that will not happen much longer. those days are coming to an end. we'll tell you what will happen instead. >>> plus what the mayor of san francisco plans to do on super bowl sunday. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning january 30th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. mark tamayo is in for steve. >> you just said january 30th. already one month is almost down. we could be tracking the storms this time of year but not for today. the dry weather pattern will continue over the next few days. this morning you definitely want to bundle up. mid 30s and 40s. there is the eventual temperature range. coming up we will take a l
francisco home. looking for clues about the fate of 10- year- old kevin collins. the san francisco boy who went kron-4's justine waldman begins our live team coverage. of this still developing story. from san francisco's haight- ashbury neighborhood. with today. justine? just moments ago. we heard from one of kevin collin's brothers. who opened up about the new developments in the case. >> we had cadaver dogs they were discovered underneath the crotch. those phones were taken for testing. further analysis will be done to find out exactly what the nature of those bones are, human, or other. the people that are incurred habitants, are not a suspect in this case. the people that are-the current have and that' habitants of the up te rolling are knocke are not flasf that residence are not suspects. he spoke to kron- 4's grant lodes. grant is with us now. what did he say? >> they believe that these bones appear to from an animal remains. this is still not quite the same as full closure of what happened to him. but it is still really sad. >> we have a nap from some key locations just south of the
sheet workers union, local 104, san francisco, california. just to let you know, we are affiliated with the san francisco building trades council, with the alliance for jobs and sustain able growth and the san francisco labor council. but i am here talking on behalf of the sheet metal worker. we definitely support this project. it's a big project that looks like it's coming down right now. we have about 18% unemployment. although there is a lot of work coming with the city, we're hoping in the next year that is completely gone and all our members are working. like i said, as far as the sheet metal workers 104, we definitely support this project and look forward to getting our members out on that job. >> thank you very much. next speaker, please. >>> hi, good morning, supervisors. i'm tony [speaker not understood], chair of the tid. i am past chair of san francisco travel and hotel council. also general manager of the st. regis hotel and residences. we have 300 employees and our property, which is really directly across the street from moscone center. under the proposal before you t
luther king academy an employee that was there for the san francisco unified school district and was fired. we went to the union, aide scaly hearing which some of you know what that is about and he was given his job and today, some are gonna go to the san francisco board where we are going to ask what is going to happen to the principal from doctor martin luther academy school? now some of you know about this principal and some of you know about the school. but, none of you of the bored of supervisors have taken a stand on this issue. the second issue i want to talk about is a wellness center that is going to be built in the bay view hunter's point. this is my subjective opinion. when it comes to children, innocent children, we have to give them the best. so we have an area here on third and cargo which, is the most contaminated area and the city administrator knows and i even found about 500 toxics hot spots this is one of the worst. we can't look the other way while a wellness center is built in the most contaminated area, we cannot afford to look the ear way. neve
agency, the san francisco police department has assured us again they will be here and working with everyone to make sure that everything is safe. let me ask captain tom come to the mic to say a few words. >> thank you, mohammed. i wanted to wish everybody a very safe, happy and prosperous new year. as the new year comes we look for ward to the stockton street market. we want all the ped steins stay within the sidewalk. we'll have it barricaded off so no one gets into an accident. since this fair will bring in lots of people and business, we want people to be aware of their surroundings. be aware of pickpockets. put your wallet in your front pockets and just have a safe and very prosperous new year's. thank you. [ applause ] >> thank you. also as many of you know, stockton from corridor has got a lot of merchants and many of them sell food and merchandise. and enforcing compliance and making sure that business goes well. i'm going to ask dr. garcia to come up to say a few words. >> happy new year. the department of public health as you heard pedestrian safety about three or
san francisco home. they are digging for clues in the cold case of 10 year-old kevin collins who went missing almost 30 years ago. >> good morning it is wind's aim anny hong . >> i am james. it was back in 1984 when 10 year-old kevin collins went missing. he was last seen leaving basketball practice at st. agnes school in the haight . >> we have a map that shows the important location the story. after living say agnes school cannon was last seen at a bus stop on oak street and masonic. the bones that police on earth are located in a home on masonic near page street. we've since learned of the maize appear to have belonged to an animal and are not human although investigators say more testing needs to be done. kron 4 spoke to kevin collins mother over the phone. she shared her thoughts. moments after the police told her about initial search at a home. >> i have been numb that is all i can say. it is hurtful to see them at that age especially my son who was a year older than kevin. he is the same size as kevin was. i can look at him and say that is how can unlooked. >> it all comes up.
of my involvement their shock to hear that san francisco is in major definition of human trafficking. they think it is people from other parts of the world. there are also so many right here, from our own bay area communities. in the city that is out of human trafficking we are also committed to being an agent of change. i want to give you a brief history of sf cat, san francisco collaborative against human trafficking. in response to what we saw is a growing problem, four organizations formed up in 2008, the jewish coalition against human trafficking; national council of jewish women, jewish reel fund, -- we then realize would needed a wider coalition in order to be more effective we reached out to a large variety of the government sectors. in february 2008 the jewish coalition held a conference against human trafficking which included agencies such as the san francisco commission on the status of women, representative of the mayor's office and other nonprofits. this event also attracted members of the state assembly and a few congressional offices. at a meeting followin
per year in san francisco and $3 million worth of bicycles are pistollen each rather year and we might see that income as people choose bicycling as a more viable means of transportation given the oil crisis. and i also want for stronger bicycling and other mobile means of transportation, we may see that thefting become on the rise and one of the greatest -- are according to the san francisco bicycle coalition. i i wanted to whether as add that there have been some -- including san franciscotion police department apprehension of a thief that took one 14 bicycles last july and a successful sting and the bicycle coalition have held numerous workshops to educate riders on how to prevent bike theft and i'll be calling upon the city to build on these and to look at these kind of strategies to make sure that we protect our residents from bike theft and i'm looking forward to seat research at a hearing of the new neighborhood safety and services committee that i sit on with chair supervisor campos and normany as well and also on saturday, i was happy to be at the community inauguration
with missing boy's mother about the man with the big black dog. >> also tonight. late ruling on san francisco no more nudity ordinance. >> who gnaw wearing hat was so funny. we are in new orleans funny. we are in new orleans as niners share >> brother and sisters all grown up. he's still 10 years old. >> mother of missing boy talks to the abc 7 news i team about her son disappearance 29 years ago. as police conduct a new search today near the place where he was last seen. this is exclusive video from the wlous investigators were literally digging for evidence today. good evening. it is a missing person case that drew national attention and has baffled family and investigators for decades. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared in 1984 on his way home from school at saint agne agnes. last seen at bus stop at oak and masonic in the haight. that's just a block away from today search unfoldd with crime scene investigators and the fbi. 7 news reporter vick lee was there all afternoon and broke the story on 7 news at 4 and tonight he has details that you will see only on abc 7 news. >> i w
time with 49ers head coach jim harbaugh. if we will carry it for you lie. >> san francisco police searched a home in connection with the disappearance of 18 year-old boy nearly 30 years ago. the latest on the investigation is coming up. >> today is the day for the warming trend. we are into the '60s. it will feel like spring. the temperatures are coming up then what we felt yesterday perry epo the storm track will be to the north so the weather will be dry for the next few days. today we are mainly in the low 60's. check out thursday and friday. is mid to upper 50s. there are a lot weather changes to talk about. i will have more to talk about concerns super bowl sunday. >> we are in the 6:00 hour and we are starting to see more traffic. there is not any hot spots. here is your quick commute check. as we go to interstate 580 and highway 4. otherwise the rest of the bay area freeways are still pretty light. >> add this point i just do not know. >> this is the sound of a mother will is waiting for answers after police stormed a home looking for the disappearance of a 10 year old boy
to recommend that perhaps you also engage -- america media, and san francisco-based pacific news service. you can put something in english and each media outlet reports on their language with no copyright violations. >> great idea. i want to get that information from you after the meeting. >> commissioner kingsley? >> thank you for your report. >> commissioner kingsley: my questions may be a little premature. do we have any information, percentages? >> approximately 1800 clients accessed either language line or an interpretation service from either an officer or a professional. >> of the 1800, is it broken down in terms of what percentage are officers and what is the language line? >> yeah. 1739 times language line was used. 90 percent is language line. >> what is the reaction to the use of language line? is it reliable? they have a sense that getting quality interpretation? >> by the very nature of using the phone and passing the phone three ways it slows the process. there is no doubt about it. when we dig down into the nuances, language line is what we have, they are professional. w
anywhere else. we have two fetish fares in san francisco. there are only three other cities in the world that do that. new york, toronto, and berlin. i have been to all three and they are not nearly the same size as well we produced, or nearly as diverse. what we are always thinking about is what we are offering people that is so quintessentially san francisco that we get -- it cannot be gotten anywhere else. we are also told the switching of the entertainment this year. we have dance areas where the slides used to be. i think that for us it is about making sure that people, even if they came to san francisco in particular five years ago, that they are not experiencing the fight -- the same thing. it speaks to one of the priorities. the never-ending city. or something. i do not remember, exactly, but it is the same basic concept. even if you come here several times over and over, you will not have the same experience. as we do that, enhancing certain things. live stages have big-name bands. headlining the folsom street fair, people are now looking forward to our entertainmen
in the case of a missing san francisco boy. 10-year-old kevin collins vanished on february 10, 1984. as he walked from basketball practice at st. agnes school to a bus stop at oak street and masonic avenue. bryan -- brian flores joins us from a home just a block away where investigators search for clues related to the disappearance. >> reporter: behind me is the home where local and federal investigators were searching for clues in the 29-year-old case. pretty quiet now. we're also expecting a picture of a person of interest from the original investigation. he has since died. we have yet to receive that but we did speak with a person who knew the family and he says right now it's bringing up mixed feelings. >> i saw posters. i answered the phone. i did anything they wanted me to do. >> reporter: michael sharp from san francisco remembers the search for collins, not only was he a volunteer for the search but knew the family. he's concerned for their well being just like he was almost 30 years ago. >> i was scared. i was shaking. i could hardly sleep last night. thinking about it. what the s
in the beginning part of our report that we are working much more effectively together with san francisco unified leadership and are grateful for that and my portion of the report are the concerns that we condition to -- continue to have in the bcc and in reviewing the letter to the san francisco unified school district, the bcc found our concerns and community concerns in line with the department of justice and you have in the report that we gave to you the 10 points that the department of justice outlined in their july letter to the san francisco unified school district, and they are very much in line with the concerns and the questions that we continue to have. i would like to highlight two of those concerns. one would be number six, improved communication with el families. you will see there are a number of bullet points. this isn't a comprehensive list but it speaks to the biggest concerns that we continue to have and one of the largest concerns that we have speak is in line what we spoke about in our appreciation to finally having soda and lowell's applications translated into spanish and
and supervisors ray hart. sprocket in san francisco and open government i have something on the overhead and i would like to have up while i read. this is from the citizens general obligation bond over site committee minutes of september 2012. " there was must be comment from james chafe fee ray hearts and party war field regarding branch library improvemnt program and the friends of the library their reference material are a den dams to the material and there was also a significant exchange between committee members and library staff regarding this issue as well. with particular inquiry and concern over how the braver pretend financials suggesting that moneys spend by the friend were included in the program totals. there were legitimate questions as to whether the city ever actually actually controlled these funds. the answer up here to be no which was not clear from the documents. the committee gave direction to staff, that the document should be revised and provided to the committee and public again. going forward, more rigorous account standards should be used in presenting city finan
it back in 1984. police in san francisco have begun a massive search with teacher, friends and searching for the fourth greater amount. >> pictures and posters will be put out. his younger brother fears the neighborhood. >> word of to his possible kidnapping has affected the children in the area. i heard about it on the radio. >> what do you think about that. >> i'm not going to wait at night. i wait only if a grownup is with me. >> tonight that cold case is heating up. police spent the day digging at a house ablock away from where the boy was last seen. don knapp is at that house. >> you recall many of us who cover that story recall the first big story of a missing child we would cover and many came after that. after many tremendous. >> police are not saying why they are newed the search. cadaver dogs indicated there were bones in a garage. >> the concrete was removed and several bohns were -- bones were located. the medical examiners did respond to evaluate the bones, at this time under investigation it's determined the bones are bel
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